Research

FIELDWORKS and RESEARCH PROJECTS

2017   China: Research among Bulang in Yunnan and Miao in Guizhou. The fieldwork in Xishuangbanna (Yunnan) was conducted in collaboration with Prof. Zhang Hai (Yunnan University, China).

2012, 2015, 2016   Italy: Research and documentary project about extemporary poets (poeti in ottava rima) in Tuscany, Central Italy, conducted as an independent scholar.

nigeria12012         Nigeria/Cameroon: Research and documentary project for CNTV and CBRA Films, about the origin and transformation of cumbia music. The fieldwork was conducted in collaboration with Prof.Meki Nzewi (University of Pretoria, South Africa).

2011         Portugal: Research project of the University of Valladolid (Spain): “Musicas tradicionalesy populares de Zamora y Miranda do Douro: Documentacion, estudio, interpretacion”. Director of the research team: Prof. Enrique Camara (Universidad de Valladolid).

2011         Spain: Research project of the University of Valladolid (Spain)   “Edicion y publicacion de materiales audiovisuales para la asignaturas Tradiciones Musicales del Mundo y Transcripcion y Analisis de la musica tradicional y popular urbana y Metodolologia de la investigacion musical”. Director of the research team: Prof. Enrique Camara (Universidad de Valladolid).

2003   Indonesia: Research on Water Puppet Theatre, sponsored by FLOG Foundation and conducted as an independent scholar.

2002   Vietnam: Research on Traditional Water Puppet Theatre (Hanoi), sponsored by FLOG Foundation and conducted as an independent scholar.

2001   Mali: Research on Traditional Music among Dogon and Tuareg ethnic groups sponsored by FLOG Foundation and conducted as an independent scholar.

2000   Argentina: Research on tango and documentary films related to tango, sponsored by FLOG Foundation and conducted as an independent scholar.

1999   Cambodia: Fieldwork focused on court dance, popular theatre, Khmer music, sponsored by FLOG Foundation and conducted as an independent scholar.

1992, 1994, 1996  Colombia: Fieldwork on Afro-Colombian music and dance, conducted as an independent scholar.

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